A journal of television and new media

Archive for January, 2013

<strong>Mobile Mediality II: Locative Mobile Gaming</strong> <br /> <em>Mimi Sheller, Drexel University</em>

Mobile Mediality II: Locative Mobile Gaming
Mimi Sheller, Drexel University

Mobile gaming and the increasing imbrication of places, data, and screens.

<strong>Lindsay Lohan: Star Image Succubus</strong> <br /> <em>Andrew Scahill / George Mason University</em>

Lindsay Lohan: Star Image Succubus
Andrew Scahill / George Mason University

Lohan, and narratives of stars falling and arising from the ashes.

<strong>What’s in a Metaphor?: Abortion Rhetoric and the Fight for Reproductive Justice</strong> <em>Amber Johnson / Prairie View A&M University</em>

What’s in a Metaphor?: Abortion Rhetoric and the Fight for Reproductive Justice Amber Johnson / Prairie View A&M University

Abortion as complex cultural metaphor, and sticky linguistic network.

<strong>Zoë Saldana: The Complicated Politics of Casting a Black Latina</strong> <br /> <em>Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois</em>

Zoë Saldana: The Complicated Politics of Casting a Black Latina
Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois

Racial authenticity and racially biased typecasting for dark-skinned African Americans and Latinas.

<strong>Banishing Phantoms from the Skin: ‘Vibranxiety’ and the Pathologization of Interfacing</strong> <br /> <em>David Parisi / College of Charleston</em>

Banishing Phantoms from the Skin: ‘Vibranxiety’ and the Pathologization of Interfacing
David Parisi / College of Charleston

What are some of the new psycho-physiological issues that come from our attachment to media devices?